Travel Blogs from Flåm
Before I tell you about the railway I must update you on our dining table companion Kathleen. She took over on the stage during the evening entertainment last night in the entertainment lounge to the delight I have to say if most if the audience, well upstaging the Cruise Director is one thing but when she later upstaged the comedian it was a bit …
... scramble down again which for me and my knees much worse than the ascent. We continued on a further couple of kms to the beautiful old Flam stave church. Surrounded by pretty graves well tendered. The stave churches are thought to have been originally built for pagan ceremonies but there is no certainty. Although there are dragons and other unworldly creatures painted on the ...
... i arrive I pulled up and ran
across the road to the waters edge to get a shot of the wonderful hotel situated
right on the waters edge.
After filling up my tank I went over to this hotel to see if they had a
room but sadly the answer here and all the other hotels was no!! There had been
a cycle race here today and so all accommodation in the town was taken up by
Onwards east along the route 7 I head and before long I see loads of
... in May a few years back, in fact I think I took the exact same photo of the 4 little boat houses!
Flam lies in the heart of western Norway at the innermost part of Aurlandsfjord.Flam itself is surrounded by picturesque scenery of meadows and imposing mountains.
As we had been on excursions from Flam before we were happy to just potter around the small town of Flam and enjoyed the peace and quiet as we watched all the Saga redcoats set off on their ...
... hands on the trail at all. The end of the trail (or at least the end I took) puts you on a little ledge right across from the waterfall. You're above the bottom of it and have a great view, but you aren't directly in it. It did look like there was another trail that continued on, maybe to the top, but I didn't really think I had time to explore that.
A couple of notes on safety. First, the path doesn't have a lot of intersections, and when it does, it ...